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Conference Keynote: “Dark Ecology, The Bear Mother and Other Ecological Teachers and Guides”

Dr. Cristina Eisenberg will present the Saturday keynote for our 2016 conference.  This cutting-edge presentation will weave a web of connections among animals, humans, myths and foremothers. Dark Ecology is a post-modern philosophy based on the premise that there is

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Lucia Chiavola Birnbaum to Speak on “Women as Visionaries and Healers”

Lucia Chiavola Birnbaum Lucia Chiavola Birnbaum, Professor Emerita, Women’s Spirituality, CIIS, joins ASWM’s 2016 conference to deliver Saturday’s keynote address, “Women as Visionaries and Healers.” Known to her students as LuLu Nanna (grandma) and Strega Nonna (witch grandmother), Lucia’s groundbreaking

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2015 Keynote by Susan Griffin

“Who Is Telling the Story? A Few Remarks on the Mythic Imagination” The wondrous events and magic depicted in myth mirror the creative process of storytelling in countless ways. Using her own experience as a writer as well as that of other

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“Borderlands” Keynote by Dr. Jean Shinoda Bolen

Imagination, authenticity, creativity, spirituality, divinity, archetypes and symbols, dreams and synchronicities emerge from and take us into the borderlands of liminal experiences—limen is Latin for “threshold.” Borderlands connotate wilderness and transition zones. Borderlands can also be represented by the almond shaped mandorla

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Conference Keynote by Dr. Sylvia Marcos: “Duality and Divinity”

ASWM is pleased to announce that Sylvia Marcos will be a conference keynote speaker for Friday March 28th. Her presentation, entitled “Duality and Divinity: Gender and Eros in Mesoamerican Spirituality” is highly anticipated. Sylvia Marcos is a scholar committed to indigenous movements

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Ana Castillo’s Keynote Presentation on the web

Ana Castillo is an award-winning Mexican-American Chicana novelist, poet, essayist, and short story writer. Her work, which centers on the essential issues of identity, race, gender, and class, was recently banned by a large school district in Tucson, AZ, in a

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Judy Grahn Keynote available

Following the ASWM conference, Judy Grahn’s provocative and groundbreaking speech, “Goddess Is Alive! But How Do We Know?” has been made available as a PDF  through the Women’s Spirituality Program of the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (soon to be Sophia University).

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Goddess. Women. Cloth: Mary Kelly’s Keynote Presentation

The keynote speaker for the ASWM 2011 Midwest Symposium was Mary B. Kelly, textile expert and artist, who presented a lecture entitled Goddess. Women. Cloth: Inspired Ritual Textiles from Around the World. Kelly’s research shows that in folk cultures across the world,

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Mary Kelly keynote: Goddesses. Women. Cloth.

Goddesses.  Women.  Cloth: Mary Kelly To Give Keynote Address at ASWM Midwest Symposium Ebroidered Goddess, Norway ASWM is excited to present its 2011 Midwest Symposium Thursday, May 19, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. The keynote speaker at this event is Mary

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